Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Morgan, Daniel

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search

MORGAN, DANIEL, an American military officer; born in New Jersey, in 1736. He took a prominent part in the expedition under Arnold against Quebec, 1775-1776; was in command of the riflemen at the battle of Saratoga, in 1777; and defeated the British under Tarleton at the Cowpens, S. C., in 1781. He died in Winchester, Va., July 6, 1802.